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  1. Carillon Recital

    The Saturday Evening   Concert Series offers listeners the chance to hear the UF Carillon performed in a 50-minute recital. Programs are distributed at the south base of the tower and listeners are encouraged to find a location at least 100 feet from the tower for…

  2. CMC Thursday Night Poetry Jam

    Gainesville’s longest-running open mic poetry reading–25 years and counting. All styles invited–from Beat to Baroque, formal to freestyle, spoken word to academic, and everything in between. All forms of word-based art welcome: poetry of every possible sort, short prose, miniature theatrical pieces, word-centered performance art,…

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  3. Museum Nights: Africa Everywhere

    Join us for a lively evening celebrating the beauty of the arts of Africa and the African diaspora, including the Harn’s newest exhibition Posing Beauty in African American Culture. Enjoy local dance and music with the UF Afro Pop and Agbedidi Ensembles, featuring remarkable artists…

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  4. Jazz on the Green Series

    4949 Celebration Pointe Ave., Gainesville, FL 32608 The Second Saturday of Every Month – 7 PM to 9 PM If you enjoy Jazz you will love this series!  Bring your lawn chair, enjoy the open air show in the cool of the evening!    

  5. Art and Mindfulness: Stilling the Mind, Opening the Senses

    This series of guided meditations, led by instructors from the UF Mindfulness team, is inspired by art in the Harn collections and held at the museum. Take a break from your regular schedule to slow down, experience stillness, and re-charge. Forty minutes of guided meditation…

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  6. Gallery Talk: Posing Beauty: Conversations around Black Beauty

    In this talk, Jade Powers will lead visitors through a deeper exploration of themes within the exhibition: “Constructing a Pose,” “Body and Image,” and “Modeling Beauty and Beauty Contests” and explore the complex and evolving relationship between beauty and art in contemporary art and culture.

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  7. HESCAH Talk: Women Artists in 20th Century China: A Prehistory of the Contemporary

    This talk will reflect on two intersecting themes, the rise of women as artists and as female subjects for art, in the context of the evolving status of women in twentieth-century China. Against the backdrop of the nascent modern education for women and the emergence…

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  8. HESCAH Talk: Calligraphic Language in Contemporary Chinese Art

    Calligraphy entered contemporary Chinese art at the time modernist art reappeared in China in the 1980s, and gradually became an important component in contemporary art. Because the Chinese written language is partially ideographic and partially pictographic, calligraphy-related works can be categorized into a few groups….

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